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Articles regarding the historical impact of, and current events related to, the Civil War, from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Articles regarding the historical impact of, and current events related to, the Civil War,
from the Southern Cultures Magazine, of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Karlovits, Bob. "Soldiers & Sailors' Lincoln exhibit will move to North Side."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2014 Feb. 6.

"Senator Ferlo to Host Grand Opening of Lincoln Exhibit February 8th. News Release.
Web Site of Pennsylvania State Senator Jim Ferlo 2014 Jan. 23.

Chain, Sarah. "York Libraries Youth Librarian Offers Best Civil War Books for Kids,"
Daily Record, York PA 2013 July 1.

Barcousky, Len. "Tour to visit likely sites of Pittsburgh's Civil War forts."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2013 June 17.

Smith, Craig. "Civil War history hides in city."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review On-Line 2013 June 16.

Kadilak, Karen. "Beaver County seniors find artistic inspiration in Civil War."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2012 Feb. 9.

"Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time."
MSNBC/Reuters 2012 Jan. 12.

Brumfield, Sarah. "NY men charged in Md. presidential artifacts theft."
The State, Columbia SC/AP On-Line 2011 July 11.
A published presidential historian was one of two men caught with millions of dollars in documents from the Maryland Historical Society, including some signed by President Abraham Lincoln, according to court documents.

Butterfield, Sam. "Photo Antiquities Museum needs more room."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 July 11.
What started as a humble assortment of early photos has turned into a labyrinthine maze of early portrait photography, pictures from the Civil War, photos of Pittsburgh history and eclectic mixes of photos donated from around the world.

Robbins, Richard. "Area residents work to keep memories of Civil War alive."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 July 4.

"Civil War Trust seeks to preserve hallowed ground."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review / Gettysburg Times 2011 July 3.

Smith, Craig. "Special agents hunt down America's national treasures."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 July 3.

Smith, Bruce. "Confederate sub upright for first time since 1864."
Bennington Banner On-Line, Bennington VT/AP 2011 June 24.

Christenson, Jerome. "SMU student finds Lincoln documents during internship."
Winona Daily News, Winona MN 2011 June 18.

Elder, Renee. "Blacks' role in Confederacy remains touchy subject."
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz CA/AP 2011 June 13.

Weigand, Jodi. "Area students delving deeper into Civil War."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 May 19.

Lopresti, Rob. "How Overdue Books Caused the Civil War."
American Libraries Magazine On-Line 2011 May 18.

"Teen Collection Corner." Column.
District Services Newsletter, Pittsburgh District Library Center 2011 Msy 11.
Allen, Thomas B. Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War: How the North Used the Telegraph, Railroads, Surveillance Balloons, Ironclads, High-Powered Weapons, and More to Win the Civil War. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2009.
Mr. Lincoln was certainly no techno-phobe. He embraced the new and innovative, and wasn't afraid to use it to reach his goals. This book provides an overview of the civil war, and the technology involved, using text and reproductions of art, political cartoons, photographs and timelines, giving the reader a real picture of this time period in our nation's history.

Barcousky, Len. "Civil War exhibit in Strip focuses on Pa. role." Column: Pittsburgh 250 Eyewitness.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 May 6.

Barcousky, Len. "Eyewitness: 1861 / Fall of Fort Sumter has Pittsburgh abuzz." Column: Pittsburgh 250 Eyewitness.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 May 1.

"Civil War photograph collection on display."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2011 April 30.
Civil War photograph collection on display until May 15 at the Civil War Museum of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

"Civil War comes alive in activities at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 28.
Wilson Fuoco, Linda. "North, South meet again in Civil War commemoration."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 28.
Some 12 hours of activities offer more than staged battles,
including vintage 'base ball,' merchant displays and a grand ball with authentic dress...
during a Civil War Living History Weekend program at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library &
Music Hall
, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

Norman, Tony. "Civil War history twisted to fit myths." Column.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 26.

Smith, Craig. "Civil War celebration 'special.'"
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 April 24.
The 2011 Civil War Living History Weekend, the sixth sponsored by the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (their Civil War Museum in Carnegie, Pennsylvania), will be the biggest yet as the 150th anniversary of the war continues on Saturday...
"It's a special year," said library director Diane Klinefelter. "The library is 110 years old, plus the anniversary of the Civil War."

Balingit, Moriah. "Obituary: James Joseph White / Courtly curator of Carnegie Mellon's Hunt Institute."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 18.
Mr. White also helped preserve Civil War artifacts of the Civil War Museum / Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

Dunham, Mike. "Civil War's last shots were fired in the Bering Sea."
Anchorage Daily News 2011 April 18.

"In North, Civil War sites, Events Long 'Forgotten.'"
Fox News/AP 2011 2011 April 17.

Wilson Fuoco, Linda. "Photo exhibits in Carnegie mark 150th anniversary of Civil War battle."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 7.
Pitz, Marylynne. "Civil War mystery: Do you recognize anyone in this photograph?"
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 3.
Iconic photograph of Civil War veterans at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.
"Espy Post members."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2011 April 3.
Oster, Doug. "Capt. Thomas Espy Post Video." Blog: Gardening with Doug.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2011 April 3.

Bauder, Bob. "Pittsburgh, Lincoln crossed paths in trip to D.C."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 Feb. 13.
"Some organizations are tapping private sources of money. Diane Klinefelter, director of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie, said the Massey Charitable Trust of Bridgeville is providing the funding for a full schedule of events April 30 at the library and for nearby Carnegie Park's Civil War living history weekend, expanded this year because of the anniversary.
"The library is home to a rare Civil War veterans meeting room known as the Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic, which has been fully restored."

Shribman, David. "Today's Civil War."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 Aug. 15.

Shribman, David. "The Civil War keeps getting redefined."
The Blade, Toledo 2010 Aug. 15.

Wilson Fuoco, Linda. "Lincoln portraits on display at renovated post in Carnegie."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 Feb. 11.
As part of celebration for reopening of Civil War Museum of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

Shaw, Kurt. "Art illustrates an amazing life of James J. White."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2010 Jan. 24.
"He also cataloged all of the objects in the collection of the Captain Thomas Espy Grand Army of the Republic Post No. 153 at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie."

Colimore, Edward. "Could Confederate surrender paper be original?"
Philadelphia Inquirer 2008 Aug. 7.

Robrish, Dan. "Museum: Civil War surrender document no photocopy."
Google.com/AP 2008 Aug. 2.

Prout, Lloylita. "Phila. Civil War museum holds open house before closing."
Philadelphia Inquirer 2008 Aug. 1.

Rodgers, Ann. "Saturday Diary: Living in the 19th century."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2008 July 12.
Re-enactor who assists with Civil War Museum in Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

Salisbury, Stephan. "Civil War history gets an inventory in Philadelphia."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/The Philadelphia Inquirer 2005 March 23.